Central Campus Construction

Wittson/Wigton May 14 update

Progress Update:

  • Construction closure of the Wittson-Bennett Skywalk starting May 21 and finishing June 4. The skywalk to Sorrell will be unaffected.
  • L8 North – Demolition in progress.
  • L8 – Rare book room – Temp equipment is setup and holding steady, old equipment removal has started
  • L5 –installation of new glass door & wall in progress. Dimensional Innovations (exhibit) work in progress.
  • Wittson Hall – level 5 – power and data for 5025 and working on wood paneling in 5027.
  • L4 – Dimensional Innovations (exhibit) work in progress.
  • Lab 4004 – Core Working on installation of suspension system. HCI working on card access.
  • L4/L3 – Working on 42nd street vestibule, Door and hardware install in progress. Medallion is scheduled to be finished with production on May 11-12. Coordinating install with Chancellor’s team.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 2 – constructing ceiling, removing walls in old CM breakroom.
  • Wittson Hall – L2 – Lockers – Installing locker trims almost complete – 3 pieces need to be made to finish.
  • AVISPL – Working on programming finishing touches.
  • University Tower L4 – new core for door lock. Arrives soon. Keyed both sides
  • University Tower Exterior Restoration –South side in progress
  • Heritage – Working on Canopy, HVAC balancing, punchlist
  • Exterior – South Courtyard – working on grading, then sprinklers, lights, etc.
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – hardscape foundations, light pole bases, sidewalk, working from south to north. Sculpture foundation ready for new “Convergence” piece.
  • Exterior – Emile Ramp – design checks in the works

Schedule:

  • L8 Library – Art Vault by Midwest Storage is scheduled for May 18
  • Wittson Hall – level 8 NM Pulmonary space – Late Aug 21’  
  • L7 – Wallpaper to finish is on order, shipping from Japan, ETA May 24
  • L6 & McGoogan staircase – Wallpaper touch ups happening May 8-14. Stair work planned for laminate overlay close to starting May 8, waiting on laminate
  • L4 – Coffee Cart – Dunkin is working on final construction plans. Tentative ETA on completion –June 23-30.
  • Wittson Hall – level 3 – 42nd street entrance/vestibule construction – coincide with opening of Heritage Center. Connection between hallway and vestibule will be under construction until Mid-May.
  • L3 Hospitalist PH 2 part 2 – Furniture starting May 12, 3044 moves to 3053 May 14.
  • Wittson Hall – Level 3 – South Hallway outside CAST – renovation approx. 2 weeks starting Mid-May after 42nd street vestibule opens.
  • Heritage Center punchlist completion – May 30
  • Heritage Center Completion of audio visual – May 15
  • Heritage Center Grand Opening – June 29
  • Exterior – South Courtyard –Landscaping complete May 18, June 1 Sculpture installation, Dedication June 10
  • Exterior – Northwall Plaza – dedication June 16
  • Exterior – installation of plantings – May 20 depending on weather.
  • Budget Status: Approved Budget = 31.4M Planned Spend = 31.4M

Key Risks or Issues:

  • Insert any project risks or issues being tracked, and any updates or action on issues since last update
    • Safety – No issues
    • Quality – punchlist timeliness has been an issue   
    • Schedule –
    • Budget –  

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